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8/30/2015 8:48:09 AM
The building that has been the centerpiece of Chautauqua Institution since 1893 will be replaced.  On Saturday, the Institution Board of Trustees voted to let design plans for the renewal of the Chautauqua Amphitheater go out to bid.  The decision follows an eight-month intensive process that included a review of a study group work and findings begun in 2010, information from outsid...read more
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2015-08-30 12:12
Charges have been filed against a man who is accused of fatally shooting a deputy near Houston, Texas.  Authorities are charging 30-year-old Shannon Miles with capital murder after he allegedly shot 47-year-old Darren Goforth multiple times in what is being described as an "execution-style" killing.  The incident occurred at a gas station in suburban Houston Frid...read more
2015-08-30 10:05
The quarterback position is one of the Buffalo Bills' big concerns as the 2015 NFL regular season approaches.  But in the preseason game that is considered to be "dress rehearsal" for the regular season, all three quarterbacks vying for Buffalo's starting job put on a great show.  On Saturday at Ralph Wilson Stadium, E.J. Manuel, Matt Cassel, and Tyrod Taylor combined to complete 25 out ...read more
2015-08-30 09:01
A Sherman man was arrested Friday afternoon after he was found driving his ATV while drunk.  Around 5:30 PM, Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies saw a man on an ATV on Park Street in the Village of Sherman, wearing no helmet and having no registration on the ATV.  Officers stopped the ATV, and an investigation found that the operator, 40-year-old Edwin Hannold, Jr. was intoxicated....read more
2015-08-29 11:47
A suspect is in custody in connection with a fatal shooting of a Texas deputy Friday night.  47-year-old Darren Goforth, a husband and father of two, was ambushed from behind and gunned down while he was gassing up his patrol car in suburban Houston.  According to ABC News, the suspect is in custody because his mother helped authorities capture him.  ABC has been talk...read more
2015-08-29 11:13
A host of politicians, dignitaries are flooding New Orleans this weekend to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Katrina.  Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal spoke Saturday at the New Orleans Hurricane Katrina Memorial, where nearly 100 unidentified victims of the storm are buried... [audio:82915101140-BobbyJindalgrievingvictims.mp3]Bobby Jindal: grieving loss[/aud...read more
2015-08-29 08:26
The Buffalo Bills will take the field at Ralph Wilson Stadium this afternoon for their third preseason game. Head coach Rex Ryan has given E.J. Manuel the start at quarterback against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Manuel has had to wait his turn to start under center in the preseason; Matt Cassel started under center against the Carolina Panthers, while Tyrod Taylor got the start ag...read more
2015-08-29 06:57
An instance of distracted driving on Friday led to an accident between a car and an Amish buggy that left one person seriously injured. According to Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies, 29-year-old Amanda Braley of Kennedy was traveling south on Falconer-Frewsburg Road near Stone Road in the Town of Poland around 11:00 AM while she was allegedly using her cell phone and being distracted by her ...read more
2015-08-28 02:02
An on-going investigation into the sales and trafficking of illegal drugs in the Jamestown area has led to an arrest this morning.  Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and the NYSP CNET members executed a search warrant at 18 Columbia Avenue around 8:30 am and located a quantity of powder cocaine and drug paraphernalia.  34-year-old  Gerald Rivera was taken into custody and charged with...read more
2015-08-28 01:31
A former court clerk in the town of Ellicott has been formally charged with Felony Grand Larceny for allegedly stealing 34-thousand dollars in court funds over the past four years.  Chautauqua County District Attorney David Foley says 40 year-old Jennifer Piazza was arraigned yesterday in Chautauqua County Court after being indicted by the county Grand Jury.  Foley says while Piazza was ...read more
2015-08-28 01:08
Dunkirk professional firefighters have been doing it for over 40 years and they need your help in helping raise funds to fight muscular dystrophy.  Local 616 held their annual boot drive on Friday.  Several members armed with boots...collecting funds from passing motorists with the proceeds going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  Tony Thomas of Local 616 says its a tradition t...read more
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